Style This Thrifty Royal Wore a Nearly 40-Year-Old Outfit to Church with the Queen
The Queen Is Hiring an Assistant Chef to Work at Buckingham Palace
<p>The salary for the position will probably shock you.</p>For many chefs it would be a dream come true—and one of the most prestigious positions he or she could ever hope to fill: A cook in the kitchen at Buckingham Palace, preparing meals for Queen Elizabeth II herself. And for one lucky cook, that fantasy could become a reality. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a Demi Chef de Partie.
When the royal family turned out in force for aat Westminster Abbey on Monday, all eyes were on and how she would fare – and what she’d wear to her first official engagement alongside .
Queen Elizabeth’s Bubbly of Choice Is Perfect for Valentine’s Day
When you’re royalty, every day is a celebration. When she pops the bubbly, it’s likely that Queen Elizabeth is sipping Champagne Bollinger, the first Champagne to ever receive the royal stamp of approval. Bollinger became the official supplier of Champagne to the British court after receiving a Royal Warrant in 1884 from Queen Victoria, and again in 1950 from King George VI.
But it was the outfit of thriftythat has set sartorial-conscious tongues wagging – because it could be as many as 40 years old!
At the Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey, Anne, 67, was seen in a cream and navy outfit that she first wore in the late ’70s or early ’80s, according to expert Joe Little. She even sported similar accessories (pearl earrings, brooch, gloves and navy bag) — not to mention the same hairstyle!
In a tweet, @RoyalReporter paid tribute to the eagle-eyed editor.
Meghan wore an £895 coat yesterday, Kate a £650 one but hat tip to Joe Little, who spotted thrifty Princess Anne was wearing an ensemble he thinks dates back to the late 1970s. In today’s Daily Express we have a pic of her in it at the Derby in 1985.
Meghan Markle Followed the Queen's Constricting Royal Fashion Rule
Is this it for Meghan Markle's bending of royal rules? As we previously reported, Queen Elizabeth has a fairly constricting fashion rule for all royal females: They're expected to wear tights during public outings.— Richard Palmer (@RoyalReporter)
This isn’t Anne’s first royal rewear. In 2015, shethat she was previously seen wearing on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in 1980.
The Queen’s only daughter is known for herto life and her public work. Anne is most comfortable outdoors, as an experienced equestrian, and hosts the Festival of British Eventing on the grounds of her home, Gatcombe Park, ever year. She even to her Olympic silver medal-winning daughter, , who is currently .
Related: See the Cast of The Crown Side-by-Side with the Historical Figures They Play in the Series
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- Prince Philip." role="presentation" src="/upload/images/real/2018/03/13/slide-2-of-11-p-like-his-on-screen-wife-doctor-who-alum-smith-will-only-appear-in-the-crowns-first-a_706920_.img?content=1" title="Like his on-screen wife, Doctor Who alum Smith will only appear in The Crown's first and second seas... - Netflix; Popperfoto/Getty" />
MATT SMITH AS PRINCE PHILIP
- Princess Margaret, who pursues a relationship with the divorced Captain Peter Townsend in season one before meeting her eventual husband, photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones, in season two." role="presentation" src="/upload/images/real/2018/03/13/slide-3-of-11-p-kirby-plays-the-glamorous-romantically-risky-a-href-http-people-com-royals-royal-sis_410667_.jpg?content=1" title="Kirby plays the glamorous, romantically risky Princess Margaret, who pursues a relationship with the... - Netflix; J. Davies/Hulton Archive/Getty" />
VANESSA KIRBY AS PRINCESS MARGARET
- the Queen Mother. This isn't her first time in a royal-inspired production: She also played Queen Victoria in the 2001 television movie Victoria & Albert." role="presentation" src="/upload/images/real/2018/03/13/slide-4-of-11-p-hamilton-plays-the-elder-queen-elizabeth-also-known-as-a-href-http-people-com-royals_626817_.jpg?content=1" title="Hamilton plays the elder Queen Elizabeth — also known as the Queen Mother. This isn't her first time... - Netflix; Hulton-Deutsch/Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis/Getty" />
VICTORIA HAMILTON AS THE QUEEN MOTHER
- won an Emmy and was nominated for a Golden Globe for the role." role="presentation" src="/upload/images/real/2018/03/13/slide-5-of-11-p-as-churchill-is-no-longer-prime-minister-in-the-crowns-current-timeline-lithgow-wont_976145_.jpg?content=1" title="As Churchill is no longer Prime Minister in The Crown's current timeline, Lithgow won't appear in th... - Netflix; Evening Standard/Getty" />
JOHN LITHGOW AS WINSTON CHURCHILL
- ill-fated love affair with Princess Margaret in the first season of the show." role="presentation" src="/upload/images/real/2018/03/13/slide-6-of-11-p-miless-character-military-hero-captain-peter-townsend-embarks-on-an-a-href-http-peop_235000_.jpg?content=1" title="Miles's character, military hero Captain Peter Townsend, embarks on an ill-fated love affair with Pr... - Netflix; Central Press/Getty" />
BEN MILES AS PETER TOWNSEND
MATTHEW GOODE AS ANTONY ARMSTRONG-JONES
JEREMY NORTHAM AS ANTHONY EDEN
- he dies, making way for his elder daughter's ascension." role="presentation" src="/upload/images/real/2018/03/13/slide-9-of-11-p-harriss-character-queen-elizabeths-father-only-appears-in-the-first-half-of-the-firs_641705_.jpg?content=1" title="Harris's character, Queen Elizabeth's father, only appears in the first half of the first season bef... - Netflix; Lisa Sheridan/Studio Lisa/Getty" />
JARED HARRIS AS KING GEORGE VI
- King Edward VIII (also known as the Duke of Windsor), Jennings pops up multiple times throughout the show's first season, particularly with the deaths of his brother and mother." role="presentation" src="/upload/images/real/2018/03/13/slide-10-of-11-p-as-the-disgraced-and-exiled-a-href-http-people-com-royals-rare-photos-of-king-edwar_504031_.jpg?content=1" title="As the disgraced and exiled King Edward VIII (also known as the Duke of Windsor), Jennings pops up m... - Central Press/Getty" />
ALEX JENNINGS AS KING EDWARD VIII
- Simpson, a divorced woman whom Parliament would not allow him to marry. The controversial figure is played by Williams in The Crown." role="presentation" src="/upload/images/real/2018/03/13/slide-11-of-11-p-edward-viii-abdicated-the-throne-over-his-love-for-a-href-http-people-com-royals-6-_337002_.img?content=1" title="Edward VIII abdicated the throne over his love for Simpson, a divorced woman whom Parliament would n... - Netflix; Fayer/Getty" />
LIA WILLIAMS AS WALLIS SIMPSON
Kate Middleton Accidentally Wore a Dress from Rosemary's Baby for Prince Louis' Debut .
At least we hope it was an accident.How could you blame them? The bold red color paired with a white Peter Pan collar seemed to directly mirror the style of the late princess, as the Duchess of Cambridge has done time and time again throughout the years.
Thrifty Princess Anne wore a nearly 40-year-old outfit to church with the Queen
Princess Anne shows off her thrifty side as she wears cream and navy jacket from 1980s for the seventh time. When the royal family turned out in force for a special ceremony at Westminster...
Watch Bride Say 'I Do' Wearing Family's 120-Year-Old Wedding Dress
Abby Kingston became the 11th member of her family to walk down the aisle in a Victorian gown and INSIDE EDITION was there to see it.
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